I have to say I have an incredible musical education because of my father.
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Today's youth are told to get rich or die trying and they really shouldn't take that attitude forward with them.
I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify.
I did a book in 1996, an overview of black history. In that process I became more aware of a lot of the black inventors of the 19th century.
What I have is P.H. positive chronic myeloid leukemia, which is an aberration in your white blood cells.
Music is really something that makes people whole.
A lot of young players don't really know much about the history of the game and a lot of them are missing out on what the game is all about, especially the whole concept of sportsmanship and teamwork.
Sports and entertainment are the only places where inner-city kids see themselves being able to succeed. Their intellectual development is something they don't relate to.
I didn't really seek attention. I just wanted to play the game well and go home.
In athletics there's always been a willingness to cheat if it looks like you're not cheating. I think that's just a quirk of human nature.
This is what I would have done if I had to have a real job: I would have been a history teacher.
In a democracy, citizens pass judgment on their government, and if they are kept in the dark about what their government is doing, they cannot be in a position to make well-grounded decisions.
Society lives by faith, and develops by science.
The world is not yet exhaused; let me see something tomorrow which I never saw before.
It's cool now to play golf.
I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn't matter what you do, or who you are or where you live there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.
There's nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
Design and technology should be the subject where mathematical brainboxes and science whizzkids turn their bright ideas into useful products.
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.